Health insurance Current Affairs, GK & News

Insurance Scheme for Health Workers under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana

The Government of India is to extend the insurance scheme for health workers under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for another one year. Key Highlights The current COVID Warrior Insurance Scheme that was launched by Government of India in 2020 was to end by March 24, 2021. Thus, the GoI is extending the scheme. ..

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IRDAI: Health Insurance and Motor Insurance Filing Process Standardised

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently standardised the technical notes for filing health and motor insurance policies. The IRDAI has lately been taking up several initiatives to standardise the health insurance products in the country. This is mainly being done to reduce the complexities faced by the customers at the time ..

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Arogya Sanjeevani Policy: IRDAI Guidelines

Arogya Sanjeevani was launched on April 1, 2020 for the policyholders and is available at the cheaper price. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has allowed the policyholder in order to give this policy and has also given out the related mandates. Highlights The IRDAI has standardized the Arogya Sanjeevani policy and has clearly instructed ..

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Swasthya Sathi Scheme: Key Highlights

Swasthya Sathi scheme is a health insurance scheme of the West Bengal government. It was launched in 2016 and it has now been expanded to cover the state’s entire population. It provides basic health cover for secondary and tertiary care up to 5 lakh INR per annum per family. Both state-run and private hospitals are ..

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SC issues Notice over health insurance for Mental Illness

On June 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice to the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) and the Union Government on providing Health Insurance for mental illness. Highlights In 2018, the IRDA had issued a circular asking all insurance companies to comply with the Mental Healthcare Act. According to the act, the mental ..

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